Tagged: Decentralized Applications

Ontology (ONT) Says it has Completed 70% of EVM-Integrated Design so Blockchain Platform Is Compatible with Ethereum Smart Contracts

The developers of Ontology (ONT), a leading blockchain platform focused on decentralized ID solutions (among other use cases), recently published their weekly report in which they revealed that their community continues to grow. The update from the blockchain developers also revealed that Ontology’s decentralized identity… Read More

Binance Smart Chain Reaches All-Time High Transaction Volume, Binance Launchpad Announces Support for Tokocrypto

The blockchain-based decentralized applications (dApp) industry has seen “tremendous” growth, according to a report from DappRadar. There’s been a 639% increase in active wallets across all blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT)-enabled platforms during Q1 2020. The report reveals that there were around 458,000 daily… Read More

Sasha Ivanov from Waves Blockchain Platform Reveals DLT Project’s Extensive New Roadmap

Sasha Ivanov, the Founder of the Waves Platform, an open blockchain protocol and development toolset for Web 3.0 apps and decentralized finance (DeFi), notes that while facing the different challenges of mass adoption, Waves, as an ecosystem, “must step it up a notch, working on… Read More

Chainlink (LINK) Awards Grant to Hack.bg for Performing Native Integration of Chainlink on Terra

The team at Chainlink (LINK), the developers of decentralized Oracle networks, recently revealed that Hack.bg has received a Grant for performing native Integrations of Chainlink on Terra. The Chainlink Community Grant Program offers key financial resources to various development teams and researchers creating a “more… Read More

Waves Developer Advocate Vladimir Zhuravlev Explains why You Should Build DeFi Apps on Waves

  Vladimir Zhuravlev recently commented on why we should consider using the Waves protocol for building decentralized finance or DeFi apps. Zhuravlev, who’s a Waves developer advocate, has discussed in a blog post what the advantages might be of using the Waves protocol for creating… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 being Supported by Kraken, Gitcoin Open-Source Grants, Coinbase Also Supporting ETH 2.0 with Staking Service

Digital asset exchange Kraken recently committed funding to support the Ethereum 2.0 transition process with the New Gitcoin Giving initiative. Kraken says it will match “up to $50,000” in donations to open-source Ethereum infrastructure initiatives as part of Gitcoin’s donation drive (which began on March… Read More

Chainlink Explains how Secure, Up-to-Date Data Feeds are Now Centerpiece of Many Financial Applications

Chainlink notes in a blog post that “secure, up-to-date” price data is the “centerpiece” of many financial applications. This data is regularly used to initiate transactions and “derive” various other instruments and products, particularly in decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols, Chainlink explained. The decentralized Oracle network… Read More

François-René Rideau of Mutual Knowledge Systems Discusses how He Got Involved with the Cardano (ADA) Blockchain Project

At the end of last year, IOHK, the organization that supports open-source development including the Cardano project, announced their devnets plan to support the “longer-term strategic goal” of opening up Cardano to several different development languages – as explained in the ‘‘Island, Ocean, Pond” video…. Read More

The Graph, an Indexing Protocol for Efficiently Accessing Blockchain or DLT Data, Is Now Supporting Fantom Layer 1 Chain

The developers of The Graph, which serves as an indexing protocol for “organizing and efficiently accessing” data from blockchains and storage networks, have revealed that indexing and querying are now live on the Fantom Layer 1 Blockchain. As mentioned in the update, the Fantom layer… Read More

Tim Frost: CEO at YIELD App Reveals how Algorithmic Stablecoins Provide Censorship-Resistant Financial Services, Comments on other Fintech Developments

Tim Frost, CEO at YIELD App, which is a comprehensive Fintech app offering a wide range of DeFi services and new investment strategies, has shared his views and insights regarding the recent trading frenzy that was initiated by a group of armchair investors via Reddit… Read More

Unprecedented Bitcoin Rally Supported by Best-Performing Quarter for Crypto and DLT Startup Funding Totaling Over $700M in Q4 2020: Report

The current Bitcoin (BTC) bull market has been fueling another major boom in blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) startup deals. Coinbase Ventures had launched back in 2018, which was during the extended cryptocurrency bear market that lasted from early January of that year to… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum Applications and Digital Assets will be Accessible to Avalanche Users via Alexar’s Cross-Chain Network Integration

After receiving a grant from the Avalanche-X program, Axelar and Avalanche are teaming up to “realize” their shared vision or goal of achieving decentralized interoperability. Axelar aims to expand its “decentralized,” cross-chain communication network to include Avalanche, which is building the “Internet of finance.” As… Read More

Tel Aviv based DeFi and Fintech Platform Fuse.io Launches Kyber Network Token (KNC) Liquidity Rewards Program via FuseSwap

The team at Fuse.io, a Tel Aviv based Fintech firm that aims to leverage (decentralized finance) DeFi infrastructure to create a platform for entrepreneurs that allows them to turn “communities into economies,” notes that Kyber Network Token’s (KNC) very first liquidity mining program was scheduled… Read More

Instant Digital Asset Exchange Service Kyber Network Reports All-Time High $858M Trading Volume for January 2021

The developers of the Kyber Network (KNC), which provides a tool that allows traders to exchange tokens instantly without having to use exchanges, have published their Ecosystem Report for January 2021. As confirmed in the update, Kyber 3.0, the “most ambitious and important change” to… Read More

Digital Assets and DLT Space Is Growing Rapidly, but More Nascent Sectors like DeFi Pose Significant Risks: Report

The team at digital asset exchange Kraken notes that the rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) has brought a wave of innovation to the broader cryptocurrency and blockchain space, and it has also provided the opportunity for investors to generate substantial returns on their investments or… Read More

Chainlink Joins United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization or UNESCO Global Education Coalition

Decentralized Oracle network developer Chainlink (LINK) has joined the UNESCO Global Education Coalition in order to advance or promote smart contract education internationally. Chainlink confirmed on January 29, 2021 that it has now joined the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Global Education… Read More

IOHK, which Supports Cardano (ADA) Development, has Announced 11 Winning Proposals to Receive Funding, as part of Project Catalyst

IOHK (or Input Output Hong Kong), an organization focused on supporting open-source projects such as Cardano (ADA), a major platform for building decentralized applications (dApps), has announced the first winning proposals for Project Catalyst. The community has spoken and 11 initiatives are now expected to… Read More

Digital Assets Firm Huobi Global to Natively Integrate Chainlink (LINK) into Huobi Eco-Chain as Recommended Oracle Solution

The team at Huobi Global, a leading digital asset firm, recently revealed that they’re proud to  confirm that Chainlink (LINK) will be “natively integrated” into Huobi ECO-Chain (Heco) as the “recommended” Oracle solution for all blockchain and smart contract apps launching on Huobi’s distributed ledger… Read More

Kava DeFi Platform to Release Robo-Advisor Service to Automate Strategies for Financial Services and Other 2021 Updates

The Kava decentralized finance (DeFi) platform is “coming out the gates swinging” in 2021 with a “feature-packed” product roadmap – which includes two new native apps and crypto tokens, “decentralized bridges” to onboard major cross-chain digital assets, and several other features to “reinforce the safety… Read More

Digital Assets Financial Services Provider BitGo Introduces Wrapped Bitcoin and Ethereum Tokens on TRON Blockchain

BitGo, a digital asset financial services provider, reports that it has successfully introduced Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) and ETH tokens on the TRON blockchain network, which should help with supporting the “unlimited” potential of decentralized finance (DeFi) TRON, which is notably one of the largest and… Read More

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